Sharing faith, hope, and picture books

Award-Winning Author

Charlotte Riggle is the author of the award-winning picture book, Catherine’s Pascha, along with its companion, The Saint Nicholas Day Snow. She’s working on a new book, Of Such is the Kingdom: A Practical Theology of Disability, which she’s co-writing with Summer Kinard. On her blog, she tells stories about saints, discusses disability, and reviews picture books that you really need to read.

The Saint Nicholas Day Snow

The Saint Nicholas Day Snow book cover

Many Ways to Celebrate St. Nicholas

Shoes or stockings? Horse or sleigh? Does St. Nicholas visit on December 6 or on Christmas Eve? Will a little girl’s prayer be answered? When Elizabeth has to stay at Catherine’s house, she’s worried about her grandmother, and worried that St. Nicholas won’t find her. The grownups, though, are worried about snow.

Learn about St. Nicholas with stories and other resources.

A Celebration of Easter in the Orthodox Church

Finalist in the 2015 USA Best Book Awards

Catherine doesn’t like vegetables. She doesn’t like naps. She doesn’t like it when her mom combs her hair. She loves hot dogs, chocolate cake, and her best friend, Elizabeth. Most of all, she loves Pascha! Pascha, the Orthodox Christian Easter, is celebrated in the middle of the night, with processions and candles and bells and singing. And Catherine insists that she’s not a bit sleepy.

Learn about Pascha history, traditions, crafts, and recipes.

Catherine’s Pascha

Catherine's Pascha book cover

Charlotte’s Blog

Sharing faith, hope, and picture books

Time Outside of Time

When I wrote Catherine’s Pascha, the first thing I wanted was to tell the story of Pascha from the point of view of a child. I wanted a book that celebrates the things about Pascha that give children joy. But I wanted more than that. I wanted the book to celebrate the...

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A Glutton for Time

I still remember a conversation I had when I was in college, some forty years ago. While we were waiting for the professor to show up, we were talking about what we were going to do with our lives after college. And most of us were conscientious over-achievers. And...

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Charlotte Riggle    Sharing faith, hope, and picture books with Orthodox Christian families and parents of kids with special needs.

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